Health in Normal, IL

There is a blood test to check for the disease, but the benefits may not outweigh the risks.

Research shows learning alternatives to flavoring our food can help manage a low-sodium diet.

Shedding pounds can be difficult at any age. Turns out, the first few hours of the day may hold the most promise for success. Try these tips... before noon.

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This week's 'Innovation In Medicine' is all about a technology that's making the preparation for breast surgery easier for women. Jane Monzures is learning how seed localization works and how it's made a difference for patients. We also meet a woman who says utilizing this technology improved her surgery experience.

A lactation suite is now available at Soldier Field for moms to have a private space to nurse or use a breast pump at the stadium.

Find out what doctors are doing to better identify and treat youth depression.

Susan Okuno-Jones ’86
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Susan Okuno-Jones ’86 will be honored with the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing ’s "Distinguished Alumna Award for Excellence in Nursing" during Homecoming 2018 festivities, in acknowledgement of her leadership and innovation within the nursing field
She will deliver her keynote address “Don’t Forget Your WHY” on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. in the atrium of the Center…

Find out what food may be linked to lower rates of heart attack and stroke.

Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers—mindfulness. "Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction or judgment," said the study's lead author, Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the medical school, part of Wake…

Research finds a correlation between enjoying “bad” entertainment and your intelligence.

Watch as chiropractor Dr. Dan Eleuteri demonstrates how to use a wobble disk -- along with Rach and our studio audience.

Whether you're running a marathon or a 5K race, these tips will increase your chances for success.

Cervical cancer was once the most common cause of cancer death for American women. Now, there’s a new option for detecting it.

Surrounded by friends and classmates, Daniel Rodriguez re-connects with his favorite Cubs player for the fourth time. (309) 268-9000 Central Illinois Spine Normal reviews New Rating Can't say enough good things about them. Amazing! I had neck probl...

Advancements in health care have come a long way in extending our average life expectancy, but knowledge alone does not guarantee that our extra years will be healthy years. Discover the lifestyle changes you can make today to strengthen your immunity and prevent disease
Learn to balance your immune system to keep your resisitance strong all year.
Discover lifestyle strategies known…

As football season approaches, make sure your player's heart health is in check.

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. — Cubs catcher Willson Contreras made the start of the school year especially memorable for one of his biggest fans Thursday with a surprise visit to his Franklin Park school
Contreras is quick to call 11-year-old Daniel Rodriguez his best friend. The pair first met several years ago When the ballplayer visited Advocate Children's Hospital several years ago, Daniel was in a coma at the time. On his next visit to the hospital, Contreras did not forget to pay him…

About This Assessment
The Lung Cancer Risk Profiler will determine whether or not you are a candidate for lung cancer screening based on age and smoking history. Other risk factors for lung cancer are also identified
Recommendations for Lung Cancer Screening
The recommendations for annual screening for lung cancer included in this profiler are from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)1 released at the end…

First, Dawn’s twins survived a premature birth. Months later, she faced cancer.

This form of breast cancer has fewer treatment options. It’s important to understand why.

How to make sense of the night frights and what to do if you have them.

Protein levels in human tears may have the potential to serve as reliable disease markers.